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Sluss+Padgett constructs and maintains high-quality mechanical systems of every size. With over three decades of experience, we are leaders in the industry. Our company provides commercial HVAC and plumbing services for every type of facility - including hospitals, laboratories, data centers, schools, office buildings, and much more. Our team of professionals and skilled labor force will exceed your expectations.

We partner with our clients to deliver excellent results from engineering and construction to operations and maintenance. We offer turnkey construction services that include teaming with select subcontractors for electrical and general construction. We are dedicated to being your Partner in Quality, which starts with our culture and reputation. We are dedicated to providing high-quality service and products to all of our customers. We are innovative and think outside of the box, and most importantly, we always put customer service first.

At Sluss+Padgett, we know that providing the highest level of service takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees, and community. Our brand promise of "See the Difference" brings unparalleled value to our commercial and industrial projects along with a commitment to quality and customer service.


  • Integrity - Do the right thing
  • Servant Mindset - Willingness to help
  • Family Oriented - Work-life Balance
  • Collaborative Culture - Working together toward a common goal
  • Continuous Improvement - Striving to be better



Safety is a vital part of Sluss+Padgett.

Our organization is sincere in the desire to conduct all operations in the safest manner possible. We continue to seek out best practices in safety and will continue to evolve as the needs of the industry dictate.

We see safety as a cornerstone of Sluss+Padgett that is here to satisfy legal requirements and protect our employees.  Management is, and always will be, committed to safety!


Eric Sluss BioSMALL


Chief Executive Officer

Eric is the Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of Sluss+ Padgett. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. His primary responsibility is to provide executive level leadership on each and every project. His wide range of experience includes project management, estimating, scheduling, and service account management. Eric's willingness and servant mindset paves the direction for the Sluss+Padgett promise of putting our customers’ needs ahead of our own. When Eric is not in the office or on the job-site, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys the great outdoors. His hobbies include hunting and college football.

Jimmy Padgett BioSMALL



Jimmy is President and co-owner of Sluss+Padgett. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a Mechanical Engineering degree and went on to earn his Master of Business from Georgia State University. Jimmy has over 17 years of experience in the construction industry. He works with the sales and preconstruction teams to assist with developing budgets, providing engineering and developing energy efficient systems at the best value. Jimmy understands the needs of his clients and develops thoughtful solutions to make customers feel like the priority that they are. In his free time, Jimmy enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Patty Storey


Chief Financial Officer

Patty Storey is the Chief Financial Officer at Sluss+Padgett and provides guidance in all financial matters for the company. Her expertise in accounting, risk management, budgeting, and financial statement review allows the day-to-day operations of the company to run smoothly. Previous to her employment with Sluss+Padgett, Patty spent nearly 35years as a controller. She graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is also a CPA.